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"Bureau of Mahogany"

CC010.001.012.014.003 (RS237796)

Description

Design drawing titled "Bureau of Mahogany" rendered in pencil on trace. Front view is shown. Rectangular dresser has overhanging top; four graduated drawers; bail handle and key escutcheon, both with bat wing backplates, shown on one drawer; reeded columnar stiles with rectangular corner blocks above; straight skirt; and ball-and-claw bracketed feet. Oval mirror with a narrow frame has a horizontal orientation and is supported by two large S-shaped scrolled arrms attached to top of case. Title and design notes are handwritten on drawing.

Details

Collection Name
Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport -- Collection I
Collection Code
CC010
Dates
1880-1914, undated
Date of Acquisition
2012
Physical Description
1 design drawing in pencil (7 5/8 x 6 1/4 inches)
Dimensions
7 5/8x 6 1/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Corporate Records
Description Level
Item
GUSN
307040
Reference Code
CC010.001.012.014.003

Record details

Originator
A. H. Davenport Co. (American furniture manufactory, active late 19th-early 20th centuries) (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
chests of drawers
dressers (chests of drawers)
mirrors
Material Type
design drawings
sketches

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